Mariama and Zak host. Interviews with Philly Stands Up! (practicing transformative justice to confront sexual assault through community accountability). Also action news and a chat with homeless activist Cheri Honkala. Topics: anarchy, anarchism, philly stands up, cheri honkala, horizontal, horizontal power hour
Co-hosts Zaq and Dan share action news updates from around the world, including updates on the police repression of NATO protests in Chicago, and the upsurge of vigilante fascist-bashings from Italy to Illinois. Zaq and guest interviewer Nico also talk to Dean Spade, founder of the Sylvia Rivera Law Project and Assistant Professor at Seattle University School of Law, where he teaches Administrative Law, Poverty Law, Law and Social Movements and Critical Perspectives on Transgender Law. Dean... Topics: anarchy, anarchism, horizontal power hour, dream committee, law, trans, dean spade, Sylvia Rivera...
Join Dan and Meggie for an interview with Mitchell Verter on feminist subversions of politics and alternative socialities based on caring. J. Kehaulani Kauanui will also speak with Libor Von Shanau, a veteran of international anti-authoritarian mobilizations who has been in Liberty Square/Zuccotti Park for the entire Occupy Wall Street festivities. Reports on prison strikes in the US, animal liberations in South America and police violence in the Middle East will be shared in addition to the... Topics: anarchism, anarchy, horizontal power hour, mitchell verter, occupy wall street, kehaulani kauanui
Todayâs show features an interview with Ms. Mirtha Colon, president and founder of Hondurans Against AIDS, Inc. (a.k.a âCasa Yurumeinâ), a New York organization that provides AIDS/HIV education and support in Central America and New York. Sheâs a Focal Point representative, on HIV/AIDS, for the Afro-Central American Communities, under The HIV/AIDS, Secretariat of the Indigenous and Afro-descendant Communities. In this interview Mirth and Dream Committee member Mariama discuss health in... Topics: mirtha colon, hiv/aids, privatization, healthcare, ichad
Full interview with Maia Ramnath and Joshua Stephens, of the Institute for Anarchist Studies. Aired partially on the Horizontal Power Hour, available at http://horizontalpowerhour.wordpress.com/2013/01/07/episode-51-maia-ramnath-and-joshua-stephens-on-anarchism-and-decolonization/ Topics: anarchism, decolonization, palestine, institute for anarchist studies
The full interview from Tiny AKA Lisa Gray-Garcia and Tyrone Boucher on the Horizontal Power Hour. Selections from the interview can be found in the full aired program, available at http://archive.org/details/TyroneBoucherAndTinyAkaLisaGray-garcia Topics: tiny, tyrone, poor magazine, aorta
On todayâs show, we hear from Eric Stanley, co-editor of Captive Genders: Trans Embodiment and the Prison Industrial Complex. Pathologized, terrorized, and confined, trans/gender non-conforming and queer folks have always struggled against the enormity of the prison industrial complex. The first collection of its kind, Eric A. Stanley and Nat Smith bring together current and former prisoners, activists, and academics to offer new ways for understanding how race, gender, ability, and sexuality... Topics: eric stanley, captive genders, prison abolition, queer liberation
This weekâs edition of the Horizontal Power Hour features excerpts from a presentation by the radical Mexican development critic Gustavo Esteva titled âBeyond Development and Globalization: Anarchy & Buen Vivirâ originally given in Middletown, CT on February 13, 2012. Esteva is a âdeprofessionalizedâ intellectual and grassroots activist. His writing of the past 25 years has figured centrally to what is now called âcritical development studies.â He works both independently and in... Topics: anarchy, buen vivir, gustavo esteva, zapatista, zapatismo, antonin scalia
Features action news, comment on the anniversary of September 11, poetry from Suheir Hammad and Langston Hughes and music from Tiny Masters of Today, Immortal Technique, Linton Johnson and others. Topics: anarchism, anarchy, horizontal power hour, horizontal, september 11, dream committee
This episode features an interview with the radical artist Ben Morea, best known for his work in the 1960s with Up Against the Wall Motherfuckers and Black Mask. Topics: ben morea, up against the wall mother fuckers, horizontal power hour, black mask, anarchy, anarchy...
This latest episode of Horizontal Power Hour features an interview with Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore, radical queer activist extraordinaire and editor of the new anthology WHY ARE FAGGOTS SO AFRAID OF FAGGOTS? FLAMING CHALLENGES TO MASCULINITY, OBJECTIFICATION, AND THE DESIRE TO CONFORM! Mattilda will discuss the new book as well as her work with the radical queer direct action group Gay Shame. âGAY SHAME is a Virus in the System. We are committed to a queer extravaganza that brings direct... Topics: queer liberation, gay shame, mattilda bernstein sycamore, faggots
The December 13 edition of Horizontal Power Hour features a conversation with the veteran anarchist/animal rights activist Josh Harper (recorded in November). Perhaps best known for his conviction for violation of the Animal Enterprise Protection Act as part of Stop Huntington Animal Cruelty (SHAC) 7 trial in 2006, Harper reflects honestly on decades agitating for radical social change. Warning of the dangers of both self-marginalization and submission to mainstream activism, Harper shares the... Topics: anarchy, horizontal power hour, josh harper, SHAC, animal rights, vegan, veganism, dream committee
Horizontal Power Hour turns this week to the possibilities of queer-cripping anarchism. Our guest is Liat Ben-Moshe, a radical sociologist whose work places her on the cutting-edge of queer studies, critical pedagogy, disability studies and anarchist studies. The subject of the discussion is drawn from a paper she co-wrote and presented at the 2011 North American Anarchist Studies Network conference. Embracing the intersectional relevance of the critical term "queering," Ben-Moshe... Topics: anarchy, anarchism, disability, queer, queer-crip, liat ben-moshe, anarchist studies, horizontal,...
Tune in to the Horizontal Power Hour at 4PM on WESU Middletown for our 50th original episode! This week features a conversation between Tyrone Boucher and Tiny AKA Lisa Gray-Garcia, about the politics of wealth redistribution, cross-class organizing and building grassroots resistance to colonization, capitalism, elitism, the non-profit model and coercive philanthropy. In particular, the conversation hones in on the work of POOR Magazine and its various aspects - including The Homefulness... Topics: poor magazine, wealth redistribution, power, reparations, privilege
Tune in at 4PM to hear episode 48 of the Horizontal Power Hour, featuring our standard dose of action news, and an interview Kate Khatib. Kate is a co-founder of Red Emmaâs Bookstore Coffeehouse - a worker-owned and collectively managed bookstore in Baltimore â and is a collective member at AK Press. Most recently, Kate co-edited an anthology on the Occupy movement (released on the 1-year anniversary of OWS) titled We Are Many: Reflections on Movement Strategy from Occupation. Paul from the... Topics: Kate Khatib, AK Press, occupy, horizontal power hour
This is the full lecture given by Cherrie Moraga at Wesleyan on November 7th, 2012. Selections were aired on the Horizontal Power Hour, on November 13th. That show is available at http://horizontalpowerhour.wordpress.com/2013/01/07/episode-49-cherrie-moraga/ Topics: CherrÃe Moraga, xicana, queer theory, obama
The November 8 edition of Horizontal Power Hour transmits a ârevolutionary greetingâ from the prominent American anarchist writer and underground intellectual Peter Lamborn Wilson to the occupants of Liberty Plaza in Lower Manhattan. Wilson also discusses the role of technology in grassroots anti-authoritarian mobilizations, the need for spiritual anarchy and the lineage of his work in the thinking of the Occupiers as well as that of James Scott and David Graeber. The show also contains an... Topics: anarchy, anarchism, horizontal power hour, occupy wall street, occupy, hakim bey, peter lamborn...
On today's episode of Horizontal Power Hour, your hosts Mariama Eversley and Paul Blasenheim will feature a remembrance of Troy Davis in his own words, and a letter from an anonymous anarchist blogger reflecting on his murder. Then we feature a report from Paul on the Occupy Wall St protests in NYC, focusing on personal narratives from the first day of occupation. We will also hear a special report from satellite Committee members Yael Chanoff and Diego Glusberg, who documented the occupation... Topics: anarchy, radio, anarchism, horizontal power hour, troy davis, empowerDC
Today, Tuesday, August 09, 2011, join our hosts Kevin Hayes and Mica Taliaferro for another episode of Horizontal Power Hour. This episode focuses on alternative models of mental health. Youâll hear an interview with John Hoggett, who was an organizer for the Speak Out Against Psychiatry rally in London and also runs Rose and Thorn Theatre Company, which does participatory consultations between service users and service providers. Youâll also hear an interview with Charles Kernerman, who is a... Topic: anarchy wesu horizontal power hour mental health john hoggett mad students society
Tune in to WESU Middletown for a Christmas Special, featuring Maia Ramnath and Joshua Stephens - board members of the Institute for Anarchist Studies - exploring the intersection of anarchism and anti-colonialism. The conversation touches on numerous questions regarding how anarchist praxis interacts with global resistance to colonization, and explores the Occupy movement as well as anarchist organizing strategies and anarchist culture. Maia is the author of two books - The Haj to Utopia and... Topics: anarchism, decolonization, palestine, institute for anarchist studies
Today's show features an interview with coalitional organizer, movement builder and anti-oppression trainer Lisa Weiner-Mahfuz. Lisa is a co-founder of intersections/intersecciones consulting http://intersectionsconsulting.wordpress.com/ and is the coordinator of the ROOTS Coalition which is the first national multi-racial queer and trans people of color led coalition dedicated to liberation and movement building at the intersections. Lisa's work has spanned many movements, encouraging... Topics: lisa weiner-mahfuz, palestine, occupy, decolonize, intersectionality
Listen in to WESU Middletown at 4PM to hear the 49th episode of the Horizontal Power Hour, featuring Chicana activist, author, playwright and queer theorist CherrÃe Moraga, who spoke in the Woodhead Lounge at Wesleyan University on November 7th. Among numerous writings and accomplishments, she was the co-editor of the groundbreaking third-wave feminist anthology This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color. Her comments focused on the re-election of Barack Obama the day... Topics: CherrÃe Moraga, xicana, queer
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On December 27th, the 32nd episode of Horizontal Power Hour aired from the studios of WESU Middletown, 88.1 FM. This installment featured a conversation between long-time direct action campaigner and social justice organizer Lisa Fithian and Dream Committee member Paul Blasenheim. Lisa's work over the last 30 years, which has brought her all across the globe, focuses on confronting systems of oppression and violence through a strategic analysis of power and privilege, with an end-goal of... Topics: lisa fithian, anarchism, direct action, liberation, power, privilege, immortal technique, flogging...